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Brooks NPPA Top 20 Print Auction
07/23/2008 //  VENTURA, CA – The closing reception of the Brooks Institute National Press Photographers Association's Student Chapter Top 20 Week in Pictures 2007 will be this Friday, July 25, 2008, at 6:30pm PST at the Ventura Campus (5301 N. Ventura Ave.,...
Man Charged For Shooting TV Photographers At Indy Fire Scene
07/22/2008 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN – A man is under arrest who is suspected of shooting at two television photographers at the scene of a vacant house fire in the middle of the night here last week, and police say the man did it because he was "irritated" with the...
Newpaper Jobs Cut In Baltimore, Orlando, Modesto
07/21/2008 // BALTIMORE, MD – About 100 more jobs were cut at The Baltimore Sun last week, and union leaders say 55 of those positions were in the newsroom. While the newspaper won't say exactly how many jobs have been eliminated, the company would say that their...
Savannah TV Photojournalist Hit, Killed At I-95 Crash Scene
07/21/2008 //  SAVANNAH, GA – WTOC-TV Channel 11 photojournalist and producer Steven Shoob, 58, was struck and killed about 5:30 a.m. EST Monday morning while covering an accident on Interstate 95 near Georgia State Highway 21,...
Palm Beach Post Will Lose More Than 300
07/18/2008 //  WEST PALM BEACH, FL – An internal memo at The Palm Beach Post this week says that more than 300 employees applied for buyouts and that all have been accepted, but that there will still be some layoffs in some departments.The memo says that more...
Register Now For Women In Photojournalism Conference, New Orleans
07/18/2008 //  DURHAM, NC, – Online registration is now closed but walk-in registration will still be available at the site of this year's Women In Photojournalism Conference, coming up later this week from August 8 through 10 at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel in...
WISH-TV Photographer Shot At Fire Scene
07/18/2008 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Television photojournalist Kevin Hankins of WISH-TV, and a freelance video photographer shooting for the Pike Township Fire Department, where shot at while covering an overnight vacant house fire...
Leading Photo Associations Urge Congress To Amend Orphan Works
07/17/2008 // DURHAM, NC – Representatives of organizations that include the largest share of U.S. advertising, editorial, and stock photographers – including the National Press Photographers Association – have met with members of Congress to seek solutions for...
LA Times Publisher, Chicago Tribune Editor, Out The Door
07/15/2008 // LOS ANGELES, CA – As the buyouts, layoffs, and cutbacks continue across all Tribune Co.-owned newspapers, today's news is that two top Tribune executives are also taking the exit door.The publisher of the Los Angeles Times, David...
Photojournalist J.D. Schwalm, 53
07/14/2008 //  JACKSON, MS– Photojournalist J.D. Schwalm, who worked for The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson for more than 24 years, died Thursday after battling cancer for more than a year. He was 53 and died at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS....

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